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Oct 29, 2013 5:00am PDT
obama has said he wants congress to pass immigration reform legislation before the end of the year. >>> the organization in charge of monitoring the destruction of syria's chemical weapons says inspectors have been able to visit 37 of the 41 chemical facilities. they say they couldn't visit the other sites because of security risk. that means the inspectors weren't able to meet an october 27th deadline to go to all of the declared sites. >>> a criminal's grand jury has indicted disgraced supervisor george shurikawa. three years agent investigators say he impersonated a city council candidate on bogus mailers that linked her to the community government in vietnam. she resigned in march dough to another scandalous case. he was accused of stealing public money and campaign donations to finance his gambling habit. >>> a federal judge ruling that former alameda fire chief dave kapler must pay the city's legal cost in his termination lawsuit. in september of 2010 kapler was fired after he was photographed using a city gas pump to fuel his bmw. he appealed the city's decision but last yea
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Oct 29, 2013 5:00pm EDT
, read my lips, no new taxes. melissa: that cost bush 41 big-time. now president obama is having a read my lips moment of his own. what is it going to cost him? this is why money matters. is >> no matter how we reform health care we will keep this promise. to the american people. if you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor, period. [applause] if you like your health care plan, you will be able to keep your health care plan. period. [applause] no one will take it away, no matter what. melissa: looks like the president has the some major explaining to do because new reports say that when the president made those fateful comments in 2009, he already knew that at least half the people who buy their own health insurance, were not going to be able to keep their existing plan. politicians had definitely told some whoppers over the years, but just like bush 41's infamous no new taxes promise, president obama's false claim is poised to have hit millions of americans squarely in the wallet. joining us now, are my favorite professor, charles lib some from the university of chicag
Nov 4, 2013 5:00am PST
. >>> president obama has another bay area fundraising trip in the works. he is scheduled to appear november 25th at the san francisco jazz center. it's a fundraiser for two committees to help democratic candidates in the house and senate races. no word on any other appearances during that bay area swing? the white house is launching a new campaign to rebuild the image of the affordable care act. the efforts begin this week with president obama visiting volunteers in dallas who are trying to sign up people for health insurance. susan mcginnis has the latest. >> reporter: president obama hits the road this week to build public support for the affordable care act. sunday a senior white house aide insisted the president was told the website would work on day one but says that's no excuse. >> the website failures are absolutely inexcusable and we own that. >> reporter: the website repeatedly crashed in the first month and was down for repairs this weekend. a new poll shows 48% of americans surveyed believe the government has done a poor job of implementing the healthcare law. >> t
Oct 29, 2013 5:00pm PDT
obama: >>"if you like your health care plan, you can keep your health care plan" >>"if you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor" >> reporter:that's not exactly the case for millions of americans in the individual insurance market. >> reporter:an insurance industry source says: >> reporter:the majority of americans with individual plans will will find their policies changed or even canceled under obamacare rules. >> reporter:the white house says those whose plans change drastically will be able to buy more comprehensive coverage. >> "one of the issues that the affordable care act was designed to address was the need to provide greater security to those americans who had no other option." >> reporter:and i'm shannon travis.kron-4 news. bellthe nfl trade deadline came and went today without much fanfare >> catherine: kron four executive sports producer jason appelbaum is here. to tell us if the 49ers or raiders made any moves. >> reporter: the 49ers' stood at six and two with a five game win streak coming by double digits scorning 30 more planes which makes them the third highest
Oct 29, 2013 6:00pm PDT
must be changed. >> another notable issue here, president obama is now considering a change. no more eavesdropping of world leaders. this comes after it was recently leaked that the united states has been listening to the phone calls of leaders from germany, france, spain, and several other countries. >>> the obama administration is also trying to regain america's trust after the botched rollout of his health insurance website. today, the official in charge made a public apology on capitol hill. >> this initial experience has not lived up to our expectations or the expectations of the american people and it is not acceptable. >> tavenner apologized to the millions of americans who have been unable to buy insurance under the new health care law. she's the first obama administrator to testify before congress about the website debacle. she was grilled by lawmakers. she promises the glitches will be fixed. kathleen sebelius will testify tomorrow. >>> it's always big news around here. 100 days and counting until the start of the 2014 olympics. this time it's in sochi, russia. like so many
Oct 30, 2013 10:00am EDT
their insurers who say because of obama care, they're no longer going to be in the individual market or at least with that plan in the individual market and the result is this person from cove, oregon, said i was paying $600 for a $3,000 deductible now it costs $800 for a $5,000 dedu deductib deductible. a woman whose job had 40 hours, now down to 29, neither has health insurance nor enough income to live on her own because of the way this law is getting implemented. i realize my time has expired. >>> general lady from colorado. >> thank you very much, mr. chairman, and thank you, secretary, for being with us today. i want to follow up on a couple of those questions that mr. walden was asking you about cgi. as you know, chairman issa released this document, monthly status report from cgi last night and it looks to me like sort of a technical document that has a punch list of outstanding open issues. some of them do highlight items that upon first read seem to be alarming. for example, one of the entries said due to the compressed schedule there's not enough time built in to allow for ad
Oct 31, 2013 6:00am PDT
for halloween, check it out. president obama returned from boston to his home decked out in orange and blue lights, spiderwebs and ghoulish pumpkins. coming up, anne makovec with how authorities will be checking up on predators who should have nothing to do with trick or treaters later tonight. >>> it's one local high school where everyone knows everyone. but they are not complaining about it. why this student teacher ratio works for both students and parents in this week's "cool school." >> eyes burning, tingling, want to sneeze. >> well, it's a popular hot sauce burning up more than just your tastebuds. and one california city apparently can't take the heat. the city now willing to feel the burn coming up. >> stormy day across parts of the u.s. but here in the bay area, looking very nice. we'll have your halloween forecast coming up. >> and we have some mass transit troubles now. delays for caltrain and ace. we'll have the latest on that after the break. but first, we want to know what drives you crazy during your commute? you can ask a question or even share a gripe by e-mailing
Nov 5, 2013 4:30pm EST
, and i just recall this time last year the re-election of president obama, the election of the gentlelady from massachusetts, the presiding officer, today. it was a big day. it was a big deal. 20 women came to the senate. a new democratic woman, a distinguished just woman from the state of nebraska, and when they came forward with excitement, filled with passion to serve the nation, represent and be the voice of the people in their state and to get something done, and not only to do it in the lowest common denominator but also to be able to work together for the common good and worry about the next generation, not the next election. that's what we did. let's recall how we felt this time last year. let's get our act together and press on. madam president, i yield the floor. ms. mikulski: madam president? the presiding officer: the senator from maryland. ms. mikulski: i was so excited talking about my topic i forget to note when i concluded the absence of a quorum, so i thereby ask to note the absence of a quorum. the presiding officer: the clerk will call the roll. quorum call:
Oct 29, 2013 6:00am EDT
-- strong, sustainable communities, prior to his appointment by president obama and the senate, confirmed become secretary of housing, shaun was commission of new city department of housing preservation and development. he created and implemented hpd's housing marketplace plan, the largest permissible affordable housing plan in the nation's history. he also worked in the private sector. he was very involved in financing affordable housing. he was a visiting scholar at new york university. he wrote about the preservation of federally assisted housing. during the time he was an active member of the mba. he served on the multi-film housing committee and the acted as fha commissioner during the clinton bush transition. i will tell you that having the opportunity to work with shaun was something that i will always cherish in my life. shawn is one of the most sincere, hard-working, committed activists for a good positive outcome and housing going forward and it is really greatly appreciated that he takes his time to come and address of his body at summit of our conferences and other events. so
Oct 29, 2013 7:00am EDT
ilesos. rack obama descartóa posibilidad de frnar s deportaciones los dreamers, el prente dijo que se debía de reforxzar las >>> hablando de immigración, vari padres del drea team erondoe bob menendez y pidieron apoyo para una reforma migrat para que los osñadores puedan gresar al ís sin problemas. >>> s padres estieron aquí y elsenar se llena la boca de contarios posivos ro no tierne el valor mol para venir frente a nosotr para rnos >>> d los 24, 17 fueron apbas, pe los ves están realizando una elgae hare con la intención de ser >>> se busca que la cláula de multas se pospong por meses del obamarllas de la página web >>vamo con el pajarito! > yo sé que las noticias no te las dice un pajarito pero a mi >>> ax synthec logró su fotografíacostev tyler de aerosmh y esfan de este puerto rico e le encanta eso ss lindo, no se pidan missnd universoy bueno usde también puen ir a vern en un nuevo día. >>> a él no le dice nada el jart, ustede sigan enviando tuit n el hashtag #dejardefumar y bueno sadamos e culeaños magaly (cantando). >>> ella es unalas pridentes de l arcofans y r
Nov 3, 2013 12:00pm PST
virginia governor's race. president obama recently speaking today. the message with the race so close when it comes to creating good jobs and giving moreg virginians the opportunity that they deserve. i'm going to understand what folks are going through. that is why i hope you are fired up on tuesday. >> but the president said -- i know that there is a lot at stake for virginia on tuesday. the outcome for this election will matter. and who your next governor is will matter. virginians deserve a governor who will invest in education and ensure that all will have a chance to succeed. >> he holds a slight 4 point lead over ken cuccinelli. >>> on friday, we learned a three judge panel struck down a key provision on mandatory contraceptive coverage. barbara, walk us through the court's decision. >> a provision of the affordable care act requires some businesses with 50 or more employees provide coverage for birth control or pay a fine. that has been struck down now. the employer could not be forced to provide birth control. part saying quote they can either abide by the secret tenets
Oct 30, 2013 12:00pm EDT
is recognized. ms. foxx: thank you, mr. speaker. in 2009 president obama made a promise his administration had no intention of keeping. if you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor, period. if you like your health plan, you'll be able to keep your health care plan, period. no one will take it away, no matter what, end quote. today's "washington post" bestows upon this moment of rhetorical splendor and others like it four by folk owes for the -- four pi folk yows -- pinocchios. it turns out the affordable care act is cutting health insurance plans. apparently the president's promise came with a large caveat. if you like your health care plan, you can keep your health care plan if we deem it to be adequate. for millions, washington has deemed their personal health care plans deficient and come january, they won't have access to the plans they had before. americans deserve better. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentlelady from arizona seek recognition? the gentlelady is recognized for one minute. >> thank you, mr. speaker. octo
Nov 5, 2013 10:00am PST
president barack obama was forced to cancel two asian summits due to the debt crisis and government shutdown. biden's talks in beijing are expected to focus on trade issues and cyber security. the vice president's trip to china is gaining special attention as biden had a good relationship with chinese president sheet in pain before he was elevated to state leader despite recent reports point to korea's ability to withstand shocks that may emanate from the essential tapering of the us fed's stimulus policy. what mean currency exchange rates will also remain stable. perhaps not so especially if one needs to workings of the former imf chief here joined by john howe president of a chef find in society and former professor of economics at korean university in the studio to mark the start of potential currency war thank you very much for joining us with the newest including me. well since the two thousand a financial crisis plan that korean won dropped to its lowest eight we have seen a very solid rise in the korean won but a recent report from the us department of treasury says the korea
Oct 31, 2013 4:30am PDT
fixed by the end of november. president obama is taking his share of the blame. >> there's no denying it, right now the website is too slow, too many people have gotten stuck, and i am not happy about it. and i take full responsibility for making sure it gets fixed asap. >> the president spoke yesterday in boston where he assured people the healthcare reform program will live up to its promises. he said massachusetts healthcare reform program also had glitches when it began in 2006 and those problems were solved. >>> 4:42. if you like mcdonald's brew in the morning you could soon enjoy a cup of joe right from the comfort of your own coffee pot. >> and a jewel thief uses her age to get away with it. how one granny's epic heists are inspiring hollywood. ,,,,,,,,,, 83 years old doris payne has struck again! she is accused of lifting a 22- thousand dollar ring from a >>> well, she hardly looks like an international jewel thief about 83-year-old doris payne struck again. she is accused of lifting a $22,000 ring from a store near palm springs. the manager who didn't want his identity reveal
Al Jazeera America
Oct 29, 2013 4:00am EDT
page. good night, and we'll have more of "america tonight" tomorrow. ... u.s. president barack obama orders a review of his country's spying program. ♪ hello there i'm laura from al jazeera in doha, ahead, troops in the philippines accused of shooting hostages and said they were caught in cross fire. the u.s. drone strike heads to washington to tell its story. and i'll be reporting on how swarms of
Al Jazeera America
Nov 1, 2013 10:30pm EDT
us. >> as more and more leaks came out about the extent of the nsa's surveillance, president obama had to address it somehow. >> if you are the ordinary person and you start seeing a bunch of headlines saying, u.s.-big brother looking down on you, collecting telephone records, et cetera, well, understandably, people would be concerned. i would be, too, if i wasn't inside the government. >> he appointed a panel to review the programs, but critics say it's too close to the office of the director of national intelligence. and they accuse the administration of not being transparent enough about the nsa's reach. >> they have no way of verifying what they're being told by any agency in the intelligence community right now. the congress has no way of verifying. they have to trust them and believe them as what they're telling them is the truth. >> the leadership of your agencies built an intelligence collection system that repeatedly deceived the american people. time and time again, the american people were told one thing about domestic surveillance in public forums while government agenc
Oct 31, 2013 12:30am PDT
obama to serve in her role as assistant secretary of education for civil rights and she was confirmed by the senate in may of 2009. as assistant secretary, ruslyn is assistant secretary arnie's duncan's primary advisor. before she joined the department of education she was vice president of the education trust in washington, dc and was the founding executive of education trust west in oakland. in these positions she advocated for public school students in california, focusing on achievement and opportunity gaps, improving can urriculum and instructional quality and ensuring quality education for everybody. she served as an advisor on education issues on a number of private ipbs institutions, she is a teacher, a lawyer, and a very influential voice on all policy matters. she was also passionate about ending this issue of bullying and bringing everyone together to stop this disturbing trend so please welcome assistant secretary for civil rights, ruslyn lee. as i said, our moderator is not always our lieutenant governor, of course he needs to introduction -- no, i get to say something. i
Nov 4, 2013 12:00am EST
. does the prime minister agree with president obama that there needs to be additional constraints how we gather new intelligence? we need to more effectively weigh the risk and rewards of our activities? will the prime minister follow the president's lead? >> what i said in the house before and i repeat again, obviously we listen to what other countries have to say about these issues but i believe in britain we have
Nov 1, 2013 4:30am PDT
enrolled on various state websites. the documents are based on meetings at an obama administration war room obtained by congressman darrell issa, a republican from southern california. >>> every year millions of people donate their blood for free. but wait until you see what christin ayers discovered happens to those free donations. it's a story you will only see right here on kpix 5. >>> reporter: watson gives blood to help her community. >> saving a life is priceless. >> reporter: but her donation doesn't stay local or priceless for long. at blood banks like this one that the red cross runs in oakland, blood gets separated into products, red blood cells, plasma and platelets. >> we get the most out of each donation that way. >> reporter: the red cross's bay area spokesman jared schultzman says it's an expensive process. >> for us to collect, test and process the blood and distribute it, we incur great fees. >> reporter: the cost has to be passed on and that's why blood is big business. >> it is one very valuable commodity. >> reporter: arthur kaplan is one of the country's leading experts
Nov 3, 2013 6:30pm PST
. the obama administration has pledged three point four billion dollars toward smart grid technology. this technology will help stabilize the power grid in the end of the failure to better incorporate alternative energies and vastly improve overall efficiency. smart grid delivers electricity from suppliers to consumers using digital technology to save energy costs. gauci said the city conducted by its youth centers that seize control. build on alarmingly high. it was to find tickets goes on. at approximately one third of those young men eighteen to sixteen. i'm twenty one pc. in the us. in response to government in reaching its end she listens to the sides keep taking serious measures against phoenix. want to create sierra tower. he has won the senior counsel as to costs continue to be chosen by two contracts. blacks and specifically designed the company states to get that at least she tries to get enough evidence to take a six x eps to return to the high court if they were unable to. how unable to pay down debt and not to be because it cannot be saying so many of you. that's from we
Oct 30, 2013 6:00pm PDT
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Nov 4, 2013 5:30am PST
appreciate and i think that the felt needs of my eye so he now. i would just say that president obama. what you type in cairo was a great start. box. if you don't get the whole picture and realized the role of women it will never tell. i hope that everyone in this room takes a moment today when you come home to think about why the most powerful ways to empower the arab and muslim world is and how the women so please please stop turning a blind eye to the atrocities against women by at how much i'm pleased with how women human power of thinkingu welcome to nhk world to islam and you know tommy until chilled. the japanese government official says it's time to be more hands on in cleaning up after that for pushing the nuclear accident chief cabinet secretary yoshi he did sit down says state efforts could include pain for work to remove radioactive material from soil into the commission reactors at the crippled plan laden with
Oct 31, 2013 7:00am PDT
in the battle over obama care. after a rough day on capitol for hhs secretary, kathleen sebelius. she called the launch a debacle, apologized and took full responsibility. but the grilling never let up. and abc's jim avila has the fallout from washington. >> reporter: the president at the birthplace of romney care, defending obama care. and telling the boston crowd, it will get better. >> i'm not happy about it. there's no excuse for it. and i take full responsibility for making sure it gets fixed asap. >> reporter: while back on capitol hill, before a much more hostile audience at a congressional hearing, the woman in charge of the affordable care act, fell on her sword, with her first full-throated apology. >> let me say directly to these americans. you deserve better. i apologize. hold me accountable. i'm responsible. >> reporter: secretary kathleen sebelius was reluctant to pass the buck, even when pressed. >> i think it's great you're a team player and taking responsibility. it is the president's ultimate responsibility, correct? >> you clearly -- whatever. yes, he is the pr
Oct 30, 2013 11:00pm EDT
advertising for obama care? >> i can't see it. >> it's a college student doing a keg stand. >> if the colorado exchange did that -- >> do you approve of this kind of advertising? >> i don't see it, don't know what it is and i did not approve it. this is a state based -- >> that's a pretty big picture of a keg and you can't see it? >> do i approve of it? >> you have athe built to opt out and you could take the insurance. >> if i have available employer based coverage -- >> i would like to submit a waiver from my district from obama care and hope you consider waiving it for the fourth congressional district. >> gentleman's time is expired. >> does your policy covered? >> mr. mathison. >> thank you, mr. chairman, madam secretary, thanks for your time. i want to ask on the issue of the fixes to, we've had a lot of conversation about that today and talked about confidence levels for being ready by a certain time. i think one question that a lot of us have is, can you define what the magnitude of the problem is? is there a scale or metric by which we can understand how bad this is tod
Oct 30, 2013 8:00am EDT
agree with president obama that there needs to be additional constraints how we gather new intelligence? we need to more effectively weigh the risk and rewards of our activities? will the prime minister follow the president's lead? >> what i said in the house before and i repeat again, obviously we listen to what other countries have to say about these issues but i believe in britain we have a good way of having intelligence and security services, having them overseen by parliamentary committee, having their work examined by intelligence commissioners and insure they act under proper legal basis. i take those responsibilities very, very seriously but i believe we have a good system in this country and we can be proud of people that work in it and proud of the people that oversee it. >> david anderson. >> mr. speaker, we mentioned the energy companies have been outsourced to china, french, lights may go out, pensions will freeze this year and we have -- big six. does the prime minister have any regrets -- by former tory movement and defamation of the -- in the world? >> what i would say,
Nov 5, 2013 4:00am PST
* affect trade talks between europe and the united states kerry is the most senior obama administration official to visit europe since revelations of n-s-a spying sparked major outrage across the continent. >> a major gay rights bill has cleared its first hurdle in the senate. it's a bill to prohibit workplace discrimination based on sexual identification and gender identity. the senate has voted to move ahead on the legislation. it's expected the senate could pass it by the end of the week. however its prospects in the republican-led house are not as good. speaker john boehner argues it will lead to frivolous lawsuits and undercut job creation. >> india launched its first probe into mars today. if all goes according to plan -- the mars orbiter will take around ten months to get to mars once it's there, it will explore the planet's surface and atmosphere. if the mission is a success -- india will join an elite group of space explorers. only nasa, the former soviet union.and the european space agency have successfully operated probes on mars. >> we are tracking it your forecast. we have
Oct 28, 2013 8:00pm EDT
that particular principle in these times is president obama. i would say to you over the last five years that the power of our example has been strong, much stronger than some people may perceive in a world of 24/7 cacophony. but the fact is that whether in afghanistan where we are edging out a drawdown in a black -- bilateral security agreement or a whack where we did draw down and leave or the far east where we have eight repositioning and rebalancing or in the s.t.a.r.t. treaty or in our efforts the middle east today, our efforts to lead on syria and many other things. the president engagement i believe has underscored many times over how america plays an absolutely indispensable role in promoting peace, security and shared prosperity around the world. and i will tell you, i thought it had a pretty good sense of those things as the chairman of the foreign relations committee and a 28 year veteran of that committee but i will tell you that it has become far more clear to me in these many meetings and in these many journeys how absolutely true it is that we are indispensable and t
Oct 28, 2013 12:30am EDT
case than the floor stuff, it will be more on obama care and implementation. the second of health and human services will testify, and the house energy and commerce committee, and she's obviously been -- the person who is not only responsible for the website roll-out, but i think by about 10%, trying to find out. so she's going to get an earful, as they say famously. one thing they say is grilled at the hearing. she'll be grilled at the hearing probably. people will ask questions like, what did you know? did you know it was not going to work that well? and who is in charge of the whole operation. the administrator of c.m.s. and medicare and medicaid services. that's the group that said to the agency it was coordinating construction of the site. she'll get an earful, too. >> the house was writing about next week's house senate budget meeting. revenues are on the table in budget talks. they are talking about republican tom coal. what's the deadline facing that conference? >> this conference is happening because of the bill that ended the shutdown and extended the debt ceiling. they have
Nov 4, 2013 6:00am EST
that google has registered complaints with the nsa, president obama and members of congress. gentlemen, joe you were saying before there are two camps of people. >> here's what the nsa said. the nsa referred to some of the press articles treatmently that they had misstated facts and mischaraterized the nsa. this is definitive. unless they're lying, the nsa follows all of the laws, regulations and policies and assertions do a grave disservice to the nation, its allies and partners and the money who make up the nsa. >> i was in the antisnowden camp but something i read yesterday in "the new york times" gives me a little bit of pause. they pointed out that the nsa has 35,000 people working for it. it has a budget of $10.8 billion. at this point they are collecting so much information. >> no morsel is too small? >> yeah. it's a little staggering when it used to be you would do whatever you can when the agency first started. you would do whatever you can. technologically they can do anything and there aren't questions. >> i remember why you take it at face value what the nsa is s
Al Jazeera America
Nov 4, 2013 10:00am EST
first test of the anti-tee party push president obama is going to the polls. >> as the sun sets on the water that defines mobile, alabama, they get to work trying to win the soul of the republican party. >> i've been a fan of dean young's for a long, long glime calls himself a true believer. his cause, the tea party, the most conservative faction of the republican party. >> it will be a government country, a country that god can look down on and say i'm proud of this country. right now i don't think he's doing that. i don't think he's proud of how we've conducted business. >> reporter: he's campaigning outside of the debate for this man, candidate dean young. >> barack obama does not want me to go to washington because we don't have a lot in common. there won't be bipartisanship if until these guys come over to the way we're thinking. >> it's funded by corporations. his statement are far from liberal. >> we're sending far too much money to other countries who do not honor our principles. in fact, we're sending billions of dollars to country like egypt and pakistan who are using that mo
Oct 30, 2013 6:00am EDT
. >>> members of congress fires oe questions at a top obama administration official over its problematic website. this as many marylanders are still trying to sign up. here is meghan mccorkell with the story. >> good morning. that problem plagued website had ed lots of questions on capitol hill. >> we're barely four weeks into this one and we're already declaring it dead. >> why should the american people believe you now? >> rapid fire questions for the head of the federal health care website who apologized for what's being called a disaster roll out. >> this is fixable. >> now another hit for o.k. oh it -- for oh lam baabama care. >> insurance providers are dropping more than 2 million people. >> the white house website said if you want to keep the health insurance that you got you can keep it. now they're being told they can't. that's a lie. >> that's sending more people into the health care exchange. >> here in maryland officials say more than 300,000 people visited the state's health care exchange website. website woes are a slow down. >> the exchange is working hard a
Al Jazeera America
Nov 5, 2013 9:00am EST
. coming up president obama takes to the blogs to express his support for the employment non-discrimination act. our next guest blasts the president for penning his response in a blog instead of taking action. web. >> there's a lot of men sporting excess facial hair. movember. it's for a good cause. i'll tell you more coming up. conversation on. . >>> can you be fired from your job for being gay in this country? the answer in most cases is yes. there are no laws to protect gay workers in 29 states. every attempt at an antidiscrimination law failed. the the enda act has advanced in the senate after mark kirk made a dramatic return to the floor law. >> i have been silent to the last two years due to a stroke - a little under two years ago. i have risen to speak because i believe so passionately in enacting the enda statue. it is appropriate for illinois republicans to speak on behalf of this measure. in the true decision of abraham lincoln and dirkon, the men who gave us the civil rights act >> good to see the senator doing better. we have founder and president of an organizati
Nov 3, 2013 4:00am PST
, obama care health. this is starting to affect the president in the poll. >> his approval rating is 42%. it's been dropping all through this month and it sits into a pattern of the stories right now the president isn't in control. he didn't know about the nsa spying on his allies. this is something that the white house is going to have to turn around. it begs a question, given the fact that the white house and the president knew how important implementation of this affordable care act is, how did they get so far without knowing how significant the problems were? >> a huge embarrassment. they say it's going to be up by mid-november. if that doesn't happen, how much trouble is he in? >> the white house insists they're making progress on these problems and the website problems will be fixed by mid-november. >> thank you, george. tune into "this week" with george stephanopoulos later this morning, george goes one-on-one with white house senior adviser dan pfeiffer and republican senator rand paul. >>> take a look at this extraordinary new video, a fireball roaring along power lines right i
Nov 3, 2013 2:00am PST
dead. >>> another bad day for president obama's health care act. this time it has nothing to do with the website. what a court ruled that could derail a key provision of obama care. >>> in that case, il
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Oct 29, 2013 6:00pm EDT
years and l.a. is of americans could not keep their health plans. despite president obama's repeated assurances to the american public if they like their plan they could keep it. here to weigh in, a visiting scholar at the american enterprise institute and which lowry, editor for the national review. i will start with you. hundreds of thousands of people. nyh take a look at these numbers , california, new york, all of the country, florida, losing coverage. we were told not once, not twice, but multiple times that we could keep our insurance plans. what happened? >> it represents an enormous credibility problem for this administration. he said it repeatedly. it is on tape. we are hearing it over and over again on every media outlet. he did not know, you should have. this is a key basic element of the law, creating a federal definition of insurance. your plan does not meet the definition you are out of luck. anyone would have known this is going to happen. gerri: to you. the administration is fighting back saying that, well, look, the information was out there. he talked about
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Nov 2, 2013 11:00pm EDT
cooperating - first, with the bush administration, now with the obama administration on this drone strike program. certainly it's been the obama administration that has increased the frequency of the attacks, some would argue, out of a sense that the pakistanis have not done enough to crackdown on taliban in al qaeda activity within its borders. there was a front page story in the wopt out -- "the washington post" outlining in detail not just how much access the pakistanie government gave to washington, but they would get a top level intelligence briefing about the targets and strategies used in deciding when to launch the attacks. it's worth keeping note that pakistani citizens do not like the drone attacks. it's not surprising you'd see a vociferous objection from the highest levels in the islamabad government. they have to find a way to placate their citizens. >> if it's killing a person terrorizing so many pakistanis, why this call for accountability? >> you have to remember nawaz sharif, who used to be the prime minister has recently been elected as prime minister. he's not been on t
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Oct 30, 2013 8:00pm EDT
republicans have won with obama since they have been in charge. this should be underneath a cap of sequestration. if you need more money, get it from reforming entitlements. neil: and trying to figure out the strategy, read the line. they don't want to raise the tax rate. it will close loopholes, special breaks and a mallet -- allowances. in other words to live and wondering if it is a sucker punch. >> it is trying to establish the line in the sand from which to negotiate. they are negotiating taxes and hinting that they will take tax off the table. it will want something for that. the republicans should not fall for that because the republicans say the taxes were never on the table. this is about spending. and our position is, we're going to hold the top line of the sequestration. if you want to change priorities within that, we will talk. neil: you are the expert. as you know, i read a prompter. i think the strategy is this, they're going to put the onus on republicans to come up with something. and then say, we're not offering taxes. you don't mess around too much spending. we d
Nov 4, 2013 12:30am EST
minister agree with president obama that there needs to be additional constraints how we gather new intelligence? we need to more effectively weigh the risk and rewards of our activities? will the prime minister follow the president's lead? >> what i said in the house before and i repeat again, obviously we listen to what other countries have to say about these issues but i believe in britain we have a good way of having intelligence and security services, having them overseen by parliamentary committee, having their work examined by intelligence commissioners and insure they act under proper legal basis. i take those responsibilities very, very seriously but i believe we have a good system in this country and we can be proud of people that work in it and proud of the people that oversee it. >> david anderson. >> mr. speaker, we mentioned the energy companies have been outsourced to china, french, lights may go out, pensions will freeze this year and we have -- big six. does the prime minister have any regrets -- by former tory movement and defamation of the -- in the world? >> what
Oct 30, 2013 6:00pm EDT
washington as the woman in charge of president obama's health care program, kathleen sebelius apologized and at times lost her patience. jim avila was there for the fireworks. >> reporter: official finger pointing day an capitol, producing a whatever moment from the woman in charge of obama care. >> you're saying that the president is not responsible for hhs? >> sir, i didn't say that. >> it is the president's ultimate responsibility, correct? >> whatever. yes, he is the president. he's responsible. reporter: in boston this afternoon the president actually agreed. >> i take full responsibility for making sure it gets fixed asap. >> reporter: back at the often rude grand stan of a three hour congressional hearing -- >> amazon would never do this -- >> reporter: secretary sebelius is caught muttering. >> don't do this to me. >> reporter: but there was a full throated sorry to the american people. >> you deserve better. i apologize. >> reporter: political theatre made even more bizarre by the website itself, crashing again in all its glory today, even as its creator spoke. >>
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Oct 29, 2013 12:00pm PDT
of anybody. >> that's right. there was a reference to an internal obama administration memo which said they expected some almost 500,000 americans to sign up for health care this month, which ends on thursday. halloween. so they tried to get some firm numbers on that, and, well, she said, give it a couple of weeks. >> no one in the entire obama administration has asked you not to release those numbers. >> we have made a group -- we made the decision we were not releasing the numbers until mid-november. >> you have no idea what the numbers are at this point. >> i told you, we would release the numbers in mid-november. >> i'll take that as, you've don't want to answer the question. >> he went ton say that they expect the initial numbers to be small, trying to manage expectations. >> a little late for that. mike emanuel, thank you. >>> if you're a parent or grandparent you probably know best but a lot of are using smartphones before they can speak in sentences. what is that doing? the impact of technology on toddler's. a doctor's warnings, and kennedy's musings, coming up on this "sh
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Oct 27, 2013 7:00pm PDT
was. >> let's hope it doesn't. >> coming up we will talk to an advisor president obama who says we need to. ron paul is here abolish the fed. [ sneezes, coughs ] i've got a big date, but my sinuses are acting up. it's time for advil cold and sinus. [ male announcer ] truth is that won't relieve all your symptoms. new alka seltzer plus-d relieves more sinus symptoms than any other behind the counter liquid gel. oh what a relief it is. ♪ ♪ if i was a flower growing wild and free ♪ ♪ all i'd want is you to be my sweet honeybee ♪ ♪ and if was a tree growing tall and green ♪ ♪ all i'd want is you to shade me and be my leaves ♪ grown in america. picked & packed at the peak of ripeness. the same essential nutrients as fresh. del monte. bursting with life™. we are the thinkers. the job jugglers. the up all-nighters. and the ones who turn ideas into action. we've made our passions our life's work. we strive for the moments where we can say, "i did it!" ♪ we are entrepreneurs who started it all... with a signature. legalzoom has helped start over 1 million businesses, t
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Nov 1, 2013 5:00pm EDT
. >> are they simply incompetent or were they just lying to the american people? >> i can like. >> obama is pushing it and selling it telling america you can keep your point of cement nobody is losing your rights and americans are saying keep your plans. >> some people like to drink out of the red this solo cups. >> day you agree with this advertising? rebecca college student. >> dorothy at some point in the movie turns to her little dog toto we are not in kansas anymore. >> you are not in kansas anymore. people went to see the wizard. >> that is when you're using to defend your program? >> it is a charlotte who never gave anybody they never had. >> thousands of websites carry far more traffic that is a lame excuse. >> can you give me a ballpark of what you expect on the web site that does not work? >> we have spent about $180 million. >> you will need a bigger boat. >> i am as frustrated and angry as anyone. >> the system is improving daily for day. >> i take full responsibility to make sure it is fixed. >> you have to laugh the drama seems laughable but when it hits where it hurts it i
Oct 28, 2013 7:00am PDT
as 35 world leaders spied on by the u.s. some now demanding answers. so what did president obama know and when? >>> breaking news overnight. the doctor convicted in michael jackson's death free from jail. why conrad murray was freed after serving only half his sentence. >>> and ground breaker. rock icon lou reed is remembered this morning after passing away at the age of 71. his influence on a generation of artists today, monday, october 28th, 2013. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today." with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> good morning, welcome to "today" on a monday morning. >> i'm savannah guthrie alongside al roker and natalee moralis. >> hey, sugar, take a walk on the wild side. >> can we turn that up a bit. >> i remember playing that m freshman year as a disc jockey. great song. >> tributes are pouring all in. we'll have more on the death of lou reed. >>> new revelations on the nsa spying program. this morning, some of our closest allies are furious. andrea mitchell is nbc's chief foreign affairs correspondent. andrea? >>
Nov 3, 2013 12:00pm EST
"in depth" was david maraniss who wrote the story of barack obama: the story. up to and including his entrance into college. i'd like to see ms. kelley pursue that story after mr. obama leaves office. i'd like to see her pursue the story of his life and his wife's life, particularly i'm curious about how this man who was not that prominent in american politics was skyrocketed to the presidency, and even though many of his policies are not popular, he is still beloved by so many of our people. so i'd like to see her do a chronicle of his life after he leaves the presidency explaining his success in politics and perhaps how the hypocrisy in both his family and his father's family and his mother's family may have influenced him. so i'd love to -- >> host: thank you, vicki. kitty kelley? >> guest: well, i hope some publisher was listening to her. [laughter] it certainly would be a worthy, a worthy project. a worthy project. >> host: just to note, that caller mentioned david mare ran mis-- mare ran mis. booktv covered his first volume of "barack obama: the story," and, in fact, we trav
Oct 30, 2013 10:00pm EDT
president bush's eight years in office. since the president obama has been in office we've added $6.4 trillion to the debt. so the truth is, it is going take two partieses to get us out of the mess. the american people expect us to do work together do it. what are the big challenges we face? i think my colleague senator graham talked about them. one is medicare is going bankrupt in 2026, social security goes bankrupt in 2033. the mandatory spending piece of what we spend our dollars on is two-thirds of federal spending. cbo's long-term outlook in the next 25 years looks worse for our nation. not better. and in fact, those important programs i just talked about mandatory spending, entitlement program. they're going squeeze out the discretion snare priorities we also care about defense fracture and education. if fell madly we don't take on the larger challenges then the people relying open the program we're not doing a service to them. it they are important for our nation. and they are important to i know many of my constituents and others who are relying on them for a secure retirement
Oct 30, 2013 6:00am PDT
warned. nbc news obtained a new report showing the obama administration knew about problems with the health care website weeks before its launch, as cat l kathleen s heads to capitol hill toy for what's expected to be a contentious hearing. can she keep her job? >>> her hero. for the first time, the wife of a nevada teacher who was killed during that tragic school shooting speaks out. >> he has told everyone that everyone he loves and cared about, he would lay down his life for them, and that's exactly what he did that day. >> this morning, her surprising message to the gunman's family. >>> and show-steelers. the ohio state marching band's
Oct 28, 2013 6:00am EDT
chief alexander briefed the president on the spying in 2010. the obama administration denies it. but some members of congress are skeptical. >> remember the nsa works for the president. so it's a question of did the president want to hear what the chancellor was saying because through his national security advisor he knew or should have known. >> reporter: others say that the white house has to answer to no one. >> the president should stop apologizing. the reality is that the nsa has saved thousands of lives in the united states and france and germany and throughout europe. >> reporter: the nsa ended the eavesdropping after a white house review uncovered the operation this summer. >> and more damaging could be coming. greenwald who first reported that snowden had the documents says that the newspaper will publish new revelations this week. >>> more problems for this weekend. enrollment went down completely yesterday. the problems have angered many in congress. senator is calling for a one- year delay of the mandate that requires all americans have health insurance by
Nov 3, 2013 11:00pm PST
obama also is stumping for virginia's governor mcauliffe as democrats open to take back the state house there. >>' lex officials are reminding voters to check your polling place address before voting this tuesday. voters have a number of options. it's printed on the back cover of the voter pamphlet. and also a qr code that can be scanned with a smart phone. >> scientists are calling it a strange anomaly. and it's almost wiped out the star fish population on the west coast. star beneficiary are dying from a sea star wasting disease that marine scientists say turns animals into goo, essentially melting in front of you. the disease is showing up in star fish from alaska to california and has killed up to 95% of one species of sea star in some tide pools. researchers say the wasting disease has never before been as widespread as they're finding right now. >> the big news tonight is the wind. but we've got some rain to talk about maybe in the programs right no uh. >> yeah, we'll take a look at that coming up. if you don't have win tonight, you may find yourself really quite chilly. as
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